The prolific vines of passion flowers produce elaborate flowers. The vines and flowers of this warm region perennial vine attract pollinators and are a host plant for Gulf Fritillary Butterflies. Learn how to grow passion flower vine and add it to your garden.
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora Caerulea)
This is what Passion Flower Vine seeds look like. Click here for seeds.
Passion Flower Vine growing on a trellis.
This is what Passion Flower Vine flowers look like.
How to grow Passion Flower Vine
Passion Flower Vine planting information:
Soak seeds for 24 hours and direct sow or start indoors prior to planting in the spring or fall. It must be in the ground for the winter before it blooms. Plant seeds ¼” deep.
- Prefers full sun and deep, well-drained, rich soil.
- Moderate moisture requirements can be somewhat drought-tolerant.
Size and spacing details for Passion Flower Vine:
Plant seeds and/or transplants 5 feet (1.5 m)apart.
Grows to 15 -30 feet (4.5-9m) tall.
Passion Flower Vine growing tips:
Grows best in full sun. Provide trellis and water regularly until established. Blooms from summer to fall. Overly rich soil results in fewer blooms. Pruning promotes flowers.
Are you looking for more information about how to grow vines?
This is just one of 10 vines that grow well from seed. Learn more about my other favorites in this blog post.
This Arizona Vine Planting Guide shares some of my favorite vines that grow well in Arizona and gives growing and planting details for each one.
Friday 19th of May 2023
Hi, Is it too late to plant passion flower seeds in Phoenix?
Tuesday 23rd of May 2023
You could certainly try - it's a pretty tough plant.